Sermons by Scott Childs (PM)

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My Son … the way of Life

My son … the way of Life 21 July 2024 PM – Text: Proverbs 6:20-23 – Topic: Obedience Introduction: As a child, we had cats back in our cattle barn. Most of them were tame, but we had a few that were feral. I once found a nest of tiny kittens of a feral cat. […]

Getting Right with God – Ezra 10

Getting Right with God 14 July 2024 PM – Text: Ezra 10:1-44 – Topic: Divorce Introduction: When Melody and I were in Bible College, Dr. Cedarholm, the president of our college, frequently said, “The most important thing to learn about history is to learn FROM history.” If we do not learn from history, we are […]

The Danger of a Mixed Marriage

The Danger of a Mixed Marriage 7 July 2024 PM – Text: Ezra 9:1-15 – Topic: Marriage, Courtship Introduction: It ought to be mandatory for every young person, before he or she chooses a sweetheart, to have a good long talk with a Christian who is married to an unbeliever. That married person should tell […]

Leadership Qualities – Ezra 8

Leadership Qualities 30 June 2024 PM – Text: Ezra 8:1-36 – Topic: Leadership Introduction: “True greatness, true leadership, is found in giving yourself in service to others, not in coaxing or inducing others to serve you.”  J. Oswald Sanders Most of us are leaders in one way or another. We may lead at work, at […]

Improving Character, Ezra 7

Improving Character 23 June 2024 PM – Text: Ezra 7:1-28 – Topic: Character Introduction: A person’s true character is revealed by what he would do if he was positive that he would never get caught. Another revelation of true character is what a person will do under pressure or in a lustful temptation. A woman […]

God Blesses Obedience

God Blesses Obedience 16 June 2024 PM – Text: Ezra 6:1-22 – Topic: Obedience Introduction: God blesses obedience. I have seen this in my own life. When I disobey God, I have a guilty conscience and feel miserable. However, when I obey God, He blesses me with peace, joy, guidance, and answers to prayer. My […]

Walking Wisely – Ezra 5:2-17

Walking Wisely 2 June 2024 PM – Text: Ezra 5:2-17 – Topic: Christian Walk Introduction: (Colossians 4:5) “Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.” Whether we are dealing with those who are without (i.e., unbelievers) or with fellow Christians, we ought always to walk in wisdom. When we are wise, we […]

Breaking of Bread

Breaking of Bread 26 May 2024 PM – Text: Luke 24:35 – Topic: Lord’s Supper Introduction: Two of the followers of Jesus departed Jerusalem on the Sunday Christ arose. As they walked the 12-kilometre mountain road to their home in Emmaus, a stranger joined them. The two had been discussing the painful and shocking events […]

Prepare for Opposition – Ezra 4:1-24

Prepare for Opposition 12 May 2024 PM – Ezra 4:1-24 – Opposition Introduction: The temple building began in 535 BC during the reign of Cyrus. The people allowed opposition to stop the rebuilding until the 2nd year of Darius, 520 BC. To emphasise the problem of opposition, Ezra included a record of letters (v.6-23) that […]